Monica Houston
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Face Recognition Using Mathworks on Raspberry Pi

Connect your Raspberry Pi and the Pi Camera to MATLAB to run facial recognition.

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facedetection.m

MATLAB
%% set up your raspberry pi hardware peripherals access
mypi = raspi();
myCam = cameraboard(mypi)

%% Image acquisiton & plotting

mySnap = snapshot(myCam)
imshow(mySnap)
hold on

%% Detect face and insert a rectangle around the face

fD = vision.CascadeObjectDetector(); %% from computer vision toolbox
bbox = step(fD, mySnap);
imageOut = insertObjectAnnotation(mySnap, 'rectangle', bbox, 'Face');
imshow(imageOut);

%% Repeat in a loop to make it look like face detection in video
flag = 1;

while flag
clearvars -except mypi myCam flag
mySnap = snapshot(myCam);
imshow(mySnap);
hold on
fD = vision.CascadeObjectDetector();
bbox = step(fD, mySnap);
imageOut = insertObjectAnnotation(mySnap, 'rectangle', bbox, 'Face');
imshow(imageOut);
title('Detected Face');
drawnow %% refreshes the image window after every loop
end
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Monica Houston

Monica Houston

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